Category Archives: Making Money

Legitimate Ways to Make Money and Work at Home

A lot of people would love to work at home if they could only find a legitimate job that would allow them to do so. While there are certainly a lot of scams that it’s important to avoid, there are … Continue reading

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How Some are Getting Paid to Lose Weight

Would you be willing to put money where your mouth is and bet that you could lose a certain amount of weight over a certain amount of time? If money is a motivating factor to help you accomplish goals you … Continue reading

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Ever Buy a Computer? DRAM Manufacturers May Owe You $10 – $1000

It’s time to take out your old credit card bills to calculate the number of electronic device purchases you’ve made in the past. Doing so may earn you anywhere from $10 to $1000. If you bought any type of electronic … Continue reading

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Successful People Don’t Whine

I’m always amazed when, in real life conversations or article comment trails about money related topics, someone inevitably says, “That [insert behavior that is not the norm] will never work for me. It simply cannot be done.” Either that or … Continue reading

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Statistics to Help Improve Your Chances at an NCAA Perfect Bracket

If you’re planning to play the Quicken Loans – Yahoo NCAA college basketball Billion Dollar Bracket challenge (you should because it’s free, but sign-ups are limited), the odds are that you aren’t going to win. That being said, you can … Continue reading

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What are the Odds of Picking a Perfect Bracket in the NCAA Billion Dollar Basketball Contest?

Warren Buffett is risking $1 billion (actually Berkshire Hathaway shareholders will be taking the risk) that nobody is going to be able to pick a perfect NCAA tournament bracket. The odds say that it’s a pretty good bet on his … Continue reading

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NCAA Basketball Billion Dollar Brackets Contest Sign-Ups Begin

Update: You can see the odds of picking a perfect bracket plus get previous NCAA tournament stats which can help you pick a better bracket. March is here which means that March Madness is just around the corner. No matter … Continue reading

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Top 25 Richest People in the World 2014

If you follow the same routine as Robert Orban (“Every morning I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I’m not there, I go to work”), you had the opportunity to see … Continue reading

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$10 Million in Gold Coins: Why The Saddle Ridge Hoard Is Worth So Much

A California couple hit the jackpot when they found eight old cans filled with gold coins under a tree on their property while walking their dog. Being called “The Saddle Ridge Hoard,” the couple found 1,427 coins dated between 1847 … Continue reading

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Should Athletes Pay Taxes on Olympic Medal Bonus Money?

I read the article where Olympic athletes who win medals at the Sochi winter games will have to pay taxes on the money. Almost every person I’ve talked to about this says that it’s wrong, and that they should be … Continue reading

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No McDonald’s Olympic Contest with the Sochi Winter Games

For those who were hoping to earn some extra cash from a McDonald’s Sochi Winter Olympics contest this year, you’ll be disappointed to find out that there doesn’t appear that there will be one. There have been no announcements of … Continue reading

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How to Better Your Odds at Winning a Super Bowl Squares Pool

Update: Check out another fun, free printable game to play on Super Bowl Sunday: Super Bowl Predictions The big game is just around the corner. It won’t be long before you’re sitting in front of your TV watching the Seattle … Continue reading

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52 Week Make Money Challenge: Week Four Results

The good news is that week four of this 52 week make money challenge allowed me to knock off the largest amount on the chart. It’s always a good week when the highest number gets crossed off the chart. Much … Continue reading

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How to Win the Quicken Loans Warren Buffett $1 Billion NCAA Basketball Tournament Contest

There is no reason to wait around for the lottery to eventually reach the first $1 billion prize when you can have a chance to win that much without having to risk any of your own money. Quicken Loans (insured … Continue reading

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The Top 10 Stocks Investments of the US Senate

If you want to make a lot of money in the stock market, the people to take advice from aren’t the finance gurus on TV or the people on Wall Street. The people that you should follow are the elected … Continue reading

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52 Week Make Money Challenge Week Three Results

Week three of the 2014 make money challenge provided me the opportunity to earn some quick cash. I received an offer to house and pet sit for four days. In the past, I have refused these opportunities because it can … Continue reading

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52 Week Make Money Challenge Week Two Results

As was the case with week one, week two of the make money challenge ended up being a lot different than I anticipated at the beginning of the week. The goal this week was to sort items to sell and … Continue reading

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52 Week Make Money Challenge: Week One Results

The first week of me doing the 52 week make money challenge wasn’t at all what I anticipated. I thought it would be rather routine with me selling some stuff I wanted to get rid of, but that changed with … Continue reading

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31 Tips to Help with the First Month of the 365 Day Money Challenge

If you’ve decided to participate in the 365 Day Money Challenge, as part of the challenge you need to make a payment to yourself each morning. In order to do that, you’ll need to begin thinking about simple changes that … Continue reading

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How to Prepare for the 52 Week Make Money Challenge

Much like its twin savings challenge, the 52 week make money challenge gives the impression that it shouldn’t be too difficult to accomplish. That’s one of the points that makes it so appealing. It’s also what can lure people into … Continue reading

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